Fort Bragg soldier who conducted four WWII combat jumps dies at 99

Fort Bragg soldier who conducted four WWII combat jumps dies at 99
Harvey Brown conducted all four WWII 18th Airborne combat jumps and was an original member of the legendary 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment. (Source: Fort Bragg and XVIII Airborne Corps)

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (WBTV) - One of Fort Bragg’s final remaining Sky Dragon Soldiers who conducted four World War II combat jumps has died at age 99.

Harvey Brown conducted all four WWII 18th Airborne combat jumps and was an original member of the legendary 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

Fort Bragg and XVIII Airborne Corps posted a tribute to Brown on Facebook.

Harvey Brown, one of the final remaining Sky Dragon Soldiers who conducted all four WWII 18th Airborne combat jumps,...

Posted by Fort Bragg and XVIII Airborne Corps on Friday, February 26, 2021

“Rest easy, Harvey. Calm winds and safe landings. We’ll see you on the Drop Zone,” the post read.

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